Death Records: Champaign County, Illinois

Death Records Location Guide

NOTE: Records are available in multiple formats and locations. The Summary of Holdings, below, details the availability for each resource. If you are in need of a certified copy of vital records that is available for a fee at The Champaign County Clerk’s Office, Brooken’s Building

FS-------BROWSE IMAGES USING FAMILY SEARCH

MA------ MICROFILM AVAILABLE IN THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL ARCHIVES

RA------ RECORD AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL ARCHIVES

RB-------RECORD AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE, BROOKEN’S BUILDING

VB-------VOLUME AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE, BROOKEN’S BUILDING

XA------ XEROX COPIES IN THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL ARCHIVES

MSA --- MICROFILM AVAILABLE A THE STATE OF ILLINOIS ARCHIVES IN SPRINGFIELD

 

Summary of Holdings               

Champaign County (Ill.).  County Clerk, Death Records - Death Index 1878-1949 (MA)

Death Register Volume A: January 9, 1878 – February 25, 1893. (MA, VB, XA)

Death Register Volume B: March 18, 1893 – December 25, 1901. (MA, VB, XA)

Champaign County Death Record Books:  June 1904 -March 1918 (VB, XA)

Death Certificate Returns (years 1893-1901 Incomplete) Certificates include #2182-2184, 2186-2189, 2196-2254, 2256-2273, 2275-2278, 2280, 2282 -2297, 2299-2310, 2312-2335, 2337-2348, 2350-2380.  (RA)

Champaign County Death Certificates from January 1902-December 31, 1915 (MA, RB)

Death Certificates January 1916-December 1945 (MA, MSA, RB)

Champaign County Death Certificates January 1946 to Present (RB)

Champaign County Coroner’s Death Certificates (1986-2001) (RA)

Transcriptions of the Champaign County Deaths and Stillbirths for January 1916 – December 1947 (FS)